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Silence & Speech

I don't talk much.

There are plenty of reasons why.

SILENCE First, the Bible has so many verses about watching your mouth that it's hard to ignore. Here are some choice examples:
"As you enter the house of God, keep your ears open and your mouth shut. It is evil to make mindless offerings to God." - Ecclesiastes 5:1"If you claim to be religious but don't control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless." - James 1:26"Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble." - Proverbs 21:23"You must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. The words you say will either acquit you or condemn you." - Matthew 12:36-37"A truly wise person uses few words; a person with understanding is even-tempered. Even fools are thought wise when they keep silent; with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent." - Proverbs 17:27-28 Experience, unfortunately, was another tea…